In the current political environment of the European Union, the member states are engrossed in discussions about austerity measures and financial discipline. Issues concerning organised crime are not in the public eye.  But, as we are experiencing today, in the midst of Europe’s refugee and migrant crisis, the role of different criminal organisations is becoming more and more important. 
Organised crime has always been present and lucrative in EU countries and openly defies state laws and struc...

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